OPINION | How Covid-19 could impact property and investing long-term

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In part II of a two-part series, Patrick Lawlor looks at broader market shifts that could become entrenched after the Covid-19 pandemic. Changes in the property sector could impact not only landlords - but also their investors, including pension funds that hold large real estate portfolios. 

There is bound to be some experimentation before we settle on new conventions following the pandemic. However, businesses, governments and investors will need to make wise choices in the future.

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